BusMgmt notes #2 - Eric Jury 2144237 Bus Man. John Pepper...

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Eric Jury 2144237 Bus Man. John Pepper Notes #2 Development of critical thinkers as a national priority for both civic and economic reasons. Civically, a critically informed populace is seen as more likely to participate in forms of democratic political activity. Economically, a critically active and creative work force is seen as the key to American economic resurgence in the face of crippling foreign trade competition. Recognizing Critical Thinking: critical thinking "themes." 1. Critical thinking is a productive and positive activity. 2. Critical thinking is a process, not an outcome. 3. Manifestations of critical thinking vary according to the contexts in which it occurs. 4. Critical thinking is triggered by positive as well as negative events. 5. Critical thinking is emotive as well as rational. Components of Critical Thinking 1. Identifying and challenging assumptions is central to critical thinking. 2. Challenging the importance of context is crucial to critical thinking.
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This note was uploaded on 07/10/2008 for the course MANAGEMENT 310 taught by Professor Johnpepper during the Fall '07 term at Kansas.

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BusMgmt notes #2 - Eric Jury 2144237 Bus Man. John Pepper...

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